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avatar Latest HIPAA Settlement—Federal Trade Commission Loses Health Data Security Case: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Although the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) is the primary agency enforcing HIPAA, the Federal Trade .. read more

avatar Latest HIPAA Violation Settlement–$850,000 for a Stolen Laptop: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I don’t understand why, with all the high six-figure and seven-figure resolution agreements (basically, settlements), covered entities do not provide adequate security for laptops and .. read more

avatar More on Texting! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I continue to get questions about texting under HIPAA. The most recent questions were in an email as follows: If we require our employees to .. read more

avatar EMR Legal Remains Undefeated against OCR: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Sometimes, we just need to toot our own horn. We are pleased to note that EMR Legal remains undefeated going up against the Department of .. read more

avatar Is That Security Incident a Reportable Breach? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Several times a month, on average, I get a question from a Premium Member or others who get a free question, such as our seminar .. read more

avatar Does DHHS Expect Email Encryption? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes, along with guest commentator Brent Sadler, CIO at Veterans Press

One of our HIPAA clients/customers asked the following question through our Veterans Press website: “We have clients’ identifiable information that needs to be sent via .. read more

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